The National Weather Service in Peachtree City, Georgia has issued a Flood Watch that is in effect from Tuesday through Friday morning. Three to six inches of additional rainfall is expected which could lead to flooding. High water could persist for several days after the rain. See details below:
..FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING... The National Weather Service in Peachtree City has issued a * Flood Watch for a portion of northwest Georgia...including the following areas...Bartow...Catoosa...Chattooga...Dade... Floyd...Gordon...Murray...Polk...Walker and Whitfield. * From Tuesday morning through Friday morning * Soil conditions remain very saturated and river levels remain high across the area. With 3 to 6 inches of additional precipitation expected across the area this will produce significant runoff and flooding of creeks and rivers. Even after the rain ends, high water could persist for several days after. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on current forecasts. You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible Flood Warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be prepared to take action should flooding develop.